ROMEO, MI – Ford expects to draw two types of car buyers for its ’12 Explorer SUV with the addition of a 2.0L inline 4-cyl. EcoBoost engine, which it says complements the 3.5L V-6 currently offered in the vehicle. The 290-hp V-6 is best-suited for consumers looking for “capability,” while the 237-hp direct-injected turbocharged EcoBoost I-4 holds appeal for “a family, or a commuter” less interested in heavy-duty performance, Eric Peterson, Explorer marketing manager, tells WardsAuto at a ...
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